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A Conversation with Nick Clegg on Global Regulation, Internet Governance, and Oversight

via Hoover Podcasts
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sir Nick Clegg joined Facebook in October 2018 as Vice President of Global Affairs and Communications after almost two decades in British and European public life. Prior to being elected to the UK Parliament in 2005 he worked in the European Commission and served for five years as a Member of the European Parliament. He became leader of the Liberal Democrat party in 2007 and served as Deputy Prime Minister in the UK’s first Coalition Government since the war from 2010 to 2015. He has written two best-selling books: Politics: Between the Extremes and How To Stop Brexit (and make Britain great again). Nick currently lives in California with his wife, Miriam, and three sons.

Photograph of Laurence Bershad in uniform leaning against the rail of a ship

Hoover Institution Acquires Rare Material From The 1946 Bikini Atoll Atomic Testing

Monday, October 18, 2021

The rare materials belonging to Navy engineer, Laurence Bershad, an official photographer at the Bikini Atoll atomic test site, include never-before-published photographs and other historical documents

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GoodFellows: Big Three Summit

interview with John H. Cochrane, Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, Bill Whalenvia Fellow Talks
Friday, October 15, 2021

The 60th episode of the series includes a first: the three “Good Fellows” mixing it up in person, in the same room, on the grounds of the Hoover Institution. Hoover senior fellows Niall Ferguson, H. R. McMaster, and John Cochrane discuss Congress’s handling of the Afghanistan debacle, pushback against COVID vaccine mandates, the present supply-chain “crisis,” and Facebook’s uncertain future—plus one fellow’s deep disdain for the music of Pink Floyd.

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The Libertarian Podcast: The Federal Vs. State Vaccine Mandate Showdown

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Friday, October 15, 2021

Texas is moving to prevent vaccine mandates while President Biden is moving to make them a reality. Who will prevail?

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Who Needs To Be “In The Room Where It Happens” To Improve US K-12 Schools?

via Hoover Podcasts
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Until now, education insiders haven't needed a program to identify the players.  After school closures, remote learning, hybrid models and other adaptations, COVID has raised awareness of the challenges of US K-12 education as never before.  New stakeholders are on the scene and plan to remain. The Hoover Education Success Initiative (HESI) hosts Who needs to be “in the room where it happens” to improve US K-12 schools? on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1PM PT.

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Pacific Century: From Mao To Now: David Shambaugh On China‘s Leaders

interview with David Shambaugh, Michael R. Auslin, John Yoovia The Pacific Century
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with China expert David Shambaugh on the history of China‘s paramount leaders.

Matters of Policy & Politics
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Matters Of Policy & Politics: The Little Dutch Boy

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalenvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, October 14, 2021

What this year’s legislative batch of bills says about the Golden State.

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The Banking Sector In Lebanon And The Roots Of Corruption

interview with Alain Bifani, Russell A. Bermanvia The Caravan Notebook
Thursday, October 14, 2021

A discussion with Alain Bifani, former Director General of the Lebanese Ministry of Finance.

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Why Did Things Go Astray in Afghanistan?

via Hoover Podcasts
Monday, October 11, 2021

A History Working Group seminar with Carter Malkasian.

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Reasonable Disagreements: The Podcast Is Back In Session And So Is The Supreme Court

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Monday, October 11, 2021

The justices are back from their vacations, and so are Richard and Adam.


Military History Working Group

The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.